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Invest in High Functioning CDFIs


Invest in high functioning Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to support community- based investments, financial literacy, increased banking, and access to financial tools designed to promote economic mobility. Fund financial education initiatives through:

  • Public:Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), Community Development Block Grants (CDBGs), municipal grants, etc.
  • Private:Corporate grants, innovation and technological hubs, volunteers, etc.
  • Philanthropic:Foundation grants, individual giving, volunteers, etc.

 

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Use public transit

When possible use public transit as an alternative to commuting or exploring the region. Participate in existing programs intended to increase ridership; visit Citizens for Modern Transit for more information on trying our local transit system: http://cmt-stl.org/programs/cmts-try-ride-program/.

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